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Hello, world! I’m Josh, a web designer/developer & animator living in North Hollywood, CA. Here you’ll find my latest work and my resume. Please take a look around, and feel free to say hello. Thanks for stopping by!

Portfolio

Solar Energy Installers Landing Page

A landing page for information on home solar installation. Built with a responsive design using the Bootstrap framework, generated as a static site with the Middleman framework, and deployed to the cloud with Amazon S3 & Cloudfront.

Solar America Widget Suite

A suite of dynamic iframe widgets for home solar installation used by a wide range of different websites. Each widget is designed to be customizable and theme-able to fit into any website’s style. Generated as static pages with the Middleman framework and deployed to the cloud with Amazon S3 & Cloudfront.

Chloe Medaghlchi Web Portfolio

Chloe is a friend of mine who is an art director. I designed this portfolio for her in Wordpress, so that she could easily update it without any need to code.

Adventures in Animation Logo Design

After graduating Animation Mentor I started this blog about animation. I had a lot of fun designing this logo. I wanted to capture a sense of adventure and fantasy.

Demo Reel 2014 Character Animation

My latest character animation demo reel, featuring work from my final classes at Animation Mentor. All animation was done in Maya 2011-2013. Rigs were provided by Animation Mentor.

Joy C. Mitchell Web Portfolio

Joy is a friend of mine who is a copy writer and editor. I designed this portfolio for her in Wordpress, so that she could easily update it without any need to code.

Abandoned Cart Nurturing with Hubspot
Motion Graphics Animation

Hubspot wanted an easy way to explain the rather complicated idea of abandoned cart nurturing, which is a part of their business model of inbound online marketing. I suggested a 90 second online animated spot. One they could send to potential clients and get them hooked on the idea.

Experience

  • Web Designer & Developer
    Clean Energy Experts
    November 2011 - Present

    Designing and building landing pages and emails for solar panel information & installation.

  • Graphic Design Assistant
    ArtsEmerson
    January 2011- August 2011

    Designed posters and hand-outs for print. Edited marketing videos for the web.

  • Intern
    Zoic Studios
    Fall 2010

    Assisted with various production duties. Performed runs to other studios and production houses.

  • Assistant Web Coordinator
    Emerson College Alumni Relations
    November 2007-May 2010

    Designed and coded emails for events. Maintained college’s online presence (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

Education

  • Animation Mentor, Emeryville, CA
    Character Animation Program, September 2011 - March 2013
  • Emerson College, Boston, MA
    BA, Visual Media Arts, 2011
  • Roslyn High School, Roslyn Heights, NY
    High School Diploma, 2007

Skills

  • HTML, CSS
  • PHP, MySQL, Javascript, Ruby
  • Responsive design, static site development
  • Git
  • Coda, Sublime Text, Transmit, Text Mate
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Maya
  • After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid